Hotels, Conference and Business Meeting Venues

Venues in Charnwood


Set amidst the 410 acres of Loughborough University grounds, imago offers an array of facilities for meetings, seminars, conferences, exhibitions and events for the East Midlands. In 2009, Imago was awarded a gold medal in the Enjoy England Excellence Awards. In the same year it also received a Leicestershire Business Award and an award for the best disabled service.

There are 3 main venue sites:

  • Imago at Burleigh Court
    a year round international residential conference centre accommodating up to 240 delegates and built to a 4 star hotel specification, offering an excellent working environment whilst providing the home–from–home comforts
  • Imago at Holywell Park
    a day delegate conference centre for up to 180 delegates. Situated within landscaped gardens and an ornamental lake that offers a picturesque setting for a product launch or exhibition, or quite simply a great central UK location for meetings for national– or international–travelling business people
  • Imago at Loughborough
    a large self–contained site offering variety in terms of period or functional setting with the ability to scale up to the largest and most complex of events. Offering accommodation for more than 2,500, the site can cater for small meeting groups through to large corporate annual conferences with themed banquets or gala dinners

Imago has recently taken over the Compass Hotel on Ashby Road, Loughborough and intends to re-furbish it as the Link Hotel.

Henry Ford College

Henry Ford College is an impressive dedicated training, conference and exhibition centre close to junction 23 of the M1. It has state of the art facilities including 7 training rooms, a fully equipped auditorium seating at least 195 people and 2 large exhibition / display areas.

For more information or to arrange a visit please contact the Events Team on 01509 615920. Fuller details are available on the Imago web site.

Loughborough Town Hall

Loughborough Town Hall now boasts a 500 seat theatre with state of the art technology, comfort cooling and new seating. Other rooms have been transformed to create a variety of fantastic spaces catering for groups from 5 to 200

Mountfields House

Mountfields House is centrally located in Loughborough and offers a versatile setting for training events, seminars, conferences, meetings and presentations. It is a 5-minute drive from J23 of the M1 with ample free parking, ideal for both local and national organisations. There is also disabled access, including a hearing loop.

Mountfields House comprises of a training room for 60 delegates, with a specaious lounge, large reception area and interview / meeting room. Set in a historic house with pleasant grounds and an outdoor picnic area, it is ideal for a variety of events.

Please contact the Conferencing Co-ordinator for more details or visit the website:
Tel: 01509 221 318
Fax: 01509 234 728

The Cedars Hotel

The Cedars Hotel and Restaurant is beautifully set in a peaceful location just moments from the centre of Loughborough. Perfectly situated for Loughborough University, the M1, East Midlands Airport, and other local training, business, and leisure centres as well as being conveniently close to both Leicester and Nottingham.

The Cedars Hotel offers a smart yet relaxing atmosphere in which to organise training and conference events with facilities for up to 50 delegates. The hotel offers ample free parking and free Wi-Fi throughout as well as a comfortable bar and lounge area. The hotel offers very competitive room hire, day delegate and 24 hour delegate rates and excellent catering options.

From the moment you arrive you will be greeted by the hotel's friendly and professional staff who will strive to meet your every need, ensuring you an efficient and enjoyable experience in this wonderful hotel.

Ramada Loughborough Hotel

The Ramada Loughborough Hotel offers a warm welcome and provides excellent service in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. The Hotel offers its own car park which is complimentary for guests during their stay. We are conveniently located in the heart of this thriving University Town. 10 minutes from Junction 23 off the M1 Motorway and 20 minutes from East Midlands Airport.

The hotel has an attractive Georgian style façade and a range of facilities which offer delegates and guests a comfortable hotel in which to relax or conduct business and training.

Whether your visit is for business or pleasure, We have meeting rooms, accommodation, food and service to suit.

For more information please call us on: 01509 233222 or visit our website

Prestwold Hall

Prestwold Hall provides seating for up to 100 delegates in a theatre style, or 200 people for functions and receptions. The estate and gardens are available for team building challenges, motorised activities, barbecues and larger events requiring marquees. It is one of only two estates in the country featuring a racing circuit and can offer corporate driving packages.

Venues elsewhere in Leicestershire

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